August 16, 2010
This week, we have a story written by Chenoa Plain-Firth, from Sarnia, Ontario. Chenoa is a Literacy & Basic Skills Student at the Aamjiwnaang Alternative & Continuing Education Program, in Sarnia. She will soon be completing her High School diploma.
Hello my name is Chenoa. I am 19 years old. I have been attending the Aamjiwnaang Alternative & Continuing Education Program for one year this December. I am currently working on my grade 12 diploma almost completed with five credits left. With the help of the teachers and staff of this program I am getting closer to completing my education and getting my diploma and should be moving to higher education sometime next year. One of the most important things that I have learned within this past year is don't waste time. The longer you wait of finish school the longer it takes and the more you forget. So stay in school have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!!!
[This story was taken with permission from The Spider's Web, December 2009, published by the Ontario Native Literacy Coalition (ONLC).]